hashkey/digest for a complex object

Diez B. Roggisch deets at web.de
Thu Oct 7 15:25:32 CEST 2010


kj <no.email at please.post> writes:

> In <87pqvmp611.fsf at web.de> deets at web.de (Diez B. Roggisch) writes:
>
>>I tried codesearch first. Not satisfied after 30 seconds with the
>>results, I did the most straight forward thing - I downloaded and
>>un-packed the python source... and took a look. 
>
>>From that I learned the tuplehash function name.
>
> You must be at least somewhat familiar with the Python source.
> Everytime I've peeked into it I just feel lost, but it's clearly
> something I need to master sooner or later...  I can't wait for
> the next one of those occasional introductions to the Python
> internals at our local Python club.

No, I'm not the tiniest bit. I just followed my instincts in looking
into the "Objects" folder, because that's where I suspected the
definition of objects to be....

And grep has been proven useful in these cases as well.

Diez



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